Square Announces “Code Camp” Contest for Female Engineering Students

By now you’ve heard the news that starting next month, you’ll be able to use mobile payments company Square’s app to buy your Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Salted Caramel Mochas at Starbucks, without ever having to whip out your wallet.

But the news we’re excited to share about Square has less to do with coffee and more to do with coding. The company has recently announced their first ever Code Camp contest, a three-day immersion program for female engineering students. According to the website, “The program will feature coding workshops, mentorship sessions, and a tour around the San Francisco area. Square invites passionate better than viagra wonder pill female engineering students to enter this contest in order to win an opportunity to learn and grow their skills in this unique immersion environment.”

The camp pharmacy express canada will take place at the Square headquarters in San Francisco, from January 9-12, 2013. Female students studying computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical major and who are enrolled as a full-time student at a U.S. or Canadian university are eligible to apply.

Interested buy cialis sample in applying to Code Camp? Applications are now open,

and you can apply here. Applications are due on November 2 by 5 p.m. PT, and winners will canadian pharmacy be announced on November 30.

As for us, we’re stoked to see Square join the ranks of other companies who have launched initiatives encouraging young women to pursue degrees in technology and engineering, such as Twitter, General Electric, cialis 40 mg kaufen Google, and eBay, who over the summer announced their Girls Who Code program.

Caity Doyle

Caity is a former English teacher and the editor of Technapex. Caity is extremely passionate about education and is TriplePoint PR's resident edtech expert. When not researching education policy and edtech, she enjoys running along the Bay Trail while blaring the Boss through her headphones, watching the Giants beat the Dodgers, and meeting fellow Italians in North Beach.

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About Caity Doyle

Caity is a former English teacher and the editor of Technapex. Caity is extremely passionate about education and is TriplePoint PR's resident edtech expert. When not researching education policy and edtech, she enjoys running along the Bay Trail while blaring the Boss through her headphones, watching the Giants beat the Dodgers, and meeting fellow Italians in North Beach.